(engineering) another name for sliding fit
[poo sh-fuh l] /ˈpʊʃ fəl/ adjective 1. self-assertive and aggressive; .
[poo sh-in] /ˈpʊʃˌɪn/ adjective 1. (of a crime) accomplished by waiting until a victim has unlocked or opened the door before making a forced entry.
[poo sh-ee] /ˈpʊʃ i/ adjective, pushier, pushiest. Informal. 1. obnoxiously forward or self-assertive. /ˈpʊʃɪ/ adjective (informal) pushier, pushiest 1. offensively assertive or forceful 2. aggressively or ruthlessly ambitious adj. “forward, aggressive,” 1894 of persons (1891 of a cow), from push (v.) + -y (2). Related: Pushily; pushiness.
- Push-in robbery
noun phrase A violent burglary or mugging done as the victim opens the door (1976+)